Madrid & Andalusia Tour

Madrid | Granada | Cordoba | Seville | Madrid

About this trip

Muslim-friendly Tours

Enjoy an authentic halal holiday experience while exploring the islamic heritage of Al-Andalus

Hotels

You can book your own accommodation or let us  choose the best hotels for you

Private Tour Guide

Your local tour guide will take care of everything you need: arrange private transfers, buy ticket to attractions and show you local favorites!

Transport Style

Professional drivers in modern vehicles adapted to your group: kids seats, wheelchair-accessible, or big capacity for your suitcase

The tour includes private transfers for short journeys. For long distance we travel by fast speed train, modern, safe and sustainable way!  If you prefer a private transfer also for the long distance journeys ask for a quote

Only 150 € deposit to book

Reserve your space now with a deposit, pay the rest up to 31 days before arrival

Pay over time, interest free

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The Itinerary

Day 1 - Madrid

Madrid, capital of Spain is the only city in Europe founded by muslims. In Al-Andalus times (9th-century) Mayrit was a simple fortress built protect the road to Toledo. We will walk through Madrid historic center, see the landmarks Plaza Mayor, Puerta del Sol and the Royal Palace and then, we will head to an artistic and vibrant quarter named Barrio de las Letras. Today it is one of the top cultural hubs in Madrid where to find local designers, art galleries, fancy restaurants and tapas gastrobar.

Optional:
Royal Palace Ticket + Audioguide 25,00 EUR

Day 2 - Madrid to Granada

Walk the Madrid de los Austrias and La Latina the muslim quarter Moreria for centuries after the christian conquest in 1085. Private shuttle to the train station. Enjoy a pleasant trip to Granada (3h30) in a fast speed train. 

 

Free time add-ons:

The spot for shopping top brands is the Outlet Las Rozas  Villages located in the suburbs but easy to get there.

 

Day 3 - Granada

The hilltop city of Granada surrounded by mountains and irrigated by two rivers, was the last fort of al-Andalus falling in the year 1492. Walking through the historic center, you will discover the trace of 800 years of Islamic presence in the many old building,local gastronomy and culture -for example, the famous spanish guitar may be an evolution of an instrument brought from Damasco by Ziryab an influencer in the court of Abd al-Rahman III-.

Visit the Nasrid palaces of Alhambra. Its militar fortress and ancient medina for the service of the court. The king countryside palace, the Generalife with magnificent gardens. 

Sightseeing tour of the Albayzin quarter. Explore the mysterious maze of alleyways of the old muslim quarter. Enjoy the astounding views over Alhambra and Sierra Nevada mountains from the Masjid gardens next to famous San Nicolas viewpoint.

Roam through the streets of the Realejo, the old jewish quarter. Discover the local handicrafts. The Fajalauza a traditional ceramic technique of hand painted glazed clay brought 500 years from Middle East. And Taracea a decorative art consisting in adding pieces of ivory, silver or bone in wood.

 

Day 4 - Granada to Cordoba

We will visit the old aljama, today cathedral of Cordoba and the streets of the medieval medina. All protected as world heritage by the UNESCO. We will walk through its narrow streets, to see the palaces and houses of neighbors with its beautiful courtyards; and will learn about the local handicrafts, in gold silver and leather which is renowned worldwide

Day 5 - Cordoba to Seville

The islamic imprint of ancient Isbilya is not large, as the city falled in 1248 in hands of Fernando III. However, it still deserves a visit because of the beauty of its palaces, parks and the river wadi al-Kabir, an important route in times of Al Andalus. For centuries Seville’s port had an effervescent activity, from here departed the main trading routes of the New World after the America conquest (1492). We will visit the city highlights: la Giralda, the Golden Tower, Santa Cruz quarter, the Royal Alcazares and the lively squares of Archivo de Indias and famous Plaza de España.

Day 6 - Seville to Madrid

Shopping tour in Gran Via street and the comercial area surrounding. There maybe time to see the sunset at Debod Temple, an egyptian temple in the heart of a beautiful park with several coffee shops terraces in its boulevard.

Day 7 - Madrid

Private shuttle to airport.

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Barcelona Gothic Quarter | Palau de la Musica Catalana | Alhambra, Generalife & Albayzin of Granada | City of Madinat al-Zahra | The Great Mosque of Cordoba | Alcazar, Cathedral & Archivo de Indias of Seville | Historic Center of Cordoba | Paseo de El Prado and Buen Retiro

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